An innovative approach to improve safety in targeting accurate levels in thoracic spinal surgery

S.A. Ahmadi, P. Slotty, D. Hänggi, H.J. Steiger & S.O. Eicker
Objective: Identifying the level of interest in thoracic spinal surgery can be a significant challenge to the surgeon. Operating at wrong levels not only results in additional surgery with all its inherent risks but also usually leads to costly litigation. To date, most institutions rely on intraoperative[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]